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Nenbutsu

Nembutsu definition, meditation on the name of Amida. See more.

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Nenbutsu and Meditation: Problems with the Categories of
Hōnen on Attaining Pure Land Rebirth: The Selected Nenbutsu of
Eulogizing Kūya as More than a Nenbutsu Practitioner
to spread the nenbutsu practice among common lay people.
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practices, it also offers a somewhat unusual affirmation of nenbutsu practice.
Approaching the
spread the chanted nenbutsu among people of all classes.

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Arts and culture deserve disaster relief support
The Urahama Nenbutsu Kenbai sword dance, handed down from the Edo period and held every August for the repose of the departed, took place in the Urahama district in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, this summer.
Japan's tsunami-hit towns fight to sustain folk arts
"In our area, it is a given," said 65-year-old Chikara Furumizu of the Urahama Nenbutsu Kenbai, a group of men and children that performs the sword dance to mourn the deceased in Ofunato, a city some 450 km northeast of Tokyo.

Suggested Web Resources

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Otagi Nenbutsu-ji - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nenbutsu and Meditation: Problems with the Categories of
Otagi Nenbutsu
It fs called Otagi Nenbutsu-ji, and it has some of the funniest, most fascinating and beautiful Buddhist sculptures in the entire country.
Arashiyama to Adashino Nenbutsu Temple :: Cycle Kyoto
Cycling Arashiyama to Adashino Nenbutsu Temple: find information on where to go, how to go, what to see.

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